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Confusion

Con`fu´sion
n.1.The state of being mixed or blended so as to produce indistinctness or error; indistinct combination; disorder; tumult.
The confusion of thought to which the Aristotelians were liable.
- Whewell.
2.The state of being abashed or disconcerted; loss self-possession; perturbation; shame.
Confusion dwelt in every face
And fear in every heart.
- Spectator.
3.Overthrow; defeat; ruin.
Ruin seize thee, ruthless king,
Confusion on thy banners wait.
- Gray.
4.One who confuses; a confounder.
Confusion of goods
(Law) the intermixture of the goods of two or more persons, so that their respective portions can no longer be distinguished.
- Blackstone.
Noun1.confusion - disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably; "the army retreated in confusion"
2.confusion - a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"
3.confusion - a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused
4.confusion - an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended; "the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel"
5.confusion - a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"
Synonyms: mix-up

CONFUSION. The concurrence of two qualities in the same subject, which mutually destroy each other. Potli. Ob. P. 3, c. 5 3 Bl. Com. 405; Story Bailm. Sec. 40.

To dream that you are confused, may reflect your true confused state of mind and the nonsensical events of your dream. Isolate the single element in your dream that is confusing to you and analyze the meaning of that particular symbol. Alternatively, dreams of confusion signifies that you are being pulled in opposite directions or do not know which viewpoint is right.abashment, aloofness, ambiguity, ambiguousness, amorphia, amorphism, amorphousness, anarchism, anarcho-syndicalism, anarchy, antinomianism, assortment, ataxia, babel, baffle, bafflement, balk, bashfulness, bedlam, befuddlement, blurriness, bother, botheration, chagrin, check, checkmate, cloud, clutter, combining, confounding, confoundment, contradiction, coyness, criminal syndicalism, daze, demureness, demurity, derangement, destruction, devastation, diffusion, dilemma, din, discombobulation, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertedness, disconcertion, disconcertment, discontinuity, discountenance, discreteness, disjunction, dislocation, disorderliness, disorganization, disorientation, dispersal, dispersion, disruption, dissolution, distress, disturbance, dither, embarrassment, enigma, entropy, fabulous formless darkness, fix, flap, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, foil, formlessness, foul-up, frenzy, frustration, fuddle, fuddlement, fuzziness, gallimaufry, hassle, havoc, haze, haziness, huddle, hullabaloo, incoherence, inconsistency, indecisiveness, indefiniteness, indeterminateness, intermingling, jam, jumble, lather, license, loss, lynch law, maze, messiness, misrule, mist, mistiness, misunderstanding, mix-up, mixing, mixture, mob law, mob rule, mobocracy, morass, mortification, mousiness, muck, muddle, muddlement, mystery, nihilism, nonadhesion, noncohesion, nonplus, obscurity, ochlocracy, orderlessness, pandemonium, perturbation, pickle, plight, pother, predicament, primal chaos, problem, pucker, puzzle, puzzlement, quandary, rebellion, rebuff, repulse, reversal, reverse, revolution, riddle, rout, ruffle, ruination, scattering, scrape, screw-up, self-consciousness, separateness, setback, shambles, shamefacedness, shamefastness, shapelessness, shuffle, shyness, skittishness, snafu, snarl, stagefright, stammering, stew, sweat, swivet, syndicalism, timidity, timidness, timorousness, tizzy, tohubohu, turbulence, turmoil, unadherence, unadhesiveness, unassuredness, unclearness, unease, uneasiness, unruliness, unsettlement, untenacity, upset, vagueness
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